A Woman Commands

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A Woman Commands
Theatrical poster of the film
Directed byPaul L. Stein
E. J. Babille (assistant)
Produced byCharles R. Rogers
Harry Joe Brown (associate)
Screenplay byHorace Jackson
Story byThilde Foster
StarringPola Negri
Roland Young
Basil Rathbone
Music byArthur Lange
Nacio Herb Brown
CinematographyHal Mohr
Arthur C. Miller(additional footage)
Edited byDaniel Mandell
George Hively
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • January 1, 1932 (1932-01-01) (US)[1]
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$212,000[2]

A Woman Commands is a 1932 American pre-Code film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Pola Negri, Roland Young, and Basil Rathbone.



According to RKO records, the film made a loss of $265,000.[2]


  1. ^ "A Woman Commands: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931-1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p58

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